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the final face off, president obama and mitt romney go head-to-head in one last debate before election day. salon shooting a gunman targets a popular day spa shooting seven women during a terrifying jampg. >> ten people came running out of the back of salon with their hands up. decision day. cycling body rules on whether lance armstrong lifetime ban from the sport and erase seven tour de france victories. this is "cbs morning news." good morning. i'm annemarie green. president obama and mitt romney will meet for their third and final debate tonight, the topic is foreign affairs and the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and iran's nuclear program
are expected to be on the agenda. most polls indicate a very tight race and with just over two weeks to go, tonight's meeting could prove pivotal. susan mcginnis is in washington. >> reporter: the two candidates spent largely out of the public eye intensively preparing for tonight, the president up at camp david, mitt romney in florida. no one would have predict this final debate that isn't even focus don't my could be this critical to the outcome. the stage is set for the third presidential debate. >> this debate matters more than ever before. >> reporter: tonight's focus, foreign policy and there's no shortage of issues. >> after a decade of war, both in afghanistan and iraq, the most important thing we have to do now is bring american troops home. >> imposing sanctions on the iranians. >> we'll do nothing without coordinate be with israel. >> reporter: on sunday, marco
rubio said president obama said he tried to keep the focus on the death of bin laden. >> they told us the incident in libya was an uprising. >> reporter: campaign officials say it's not their candidates who playing politics. >> while the flames were burning in benghazi, mitt romney was sending out press releases. >> reporter: president obama holds a lead going into the debate but mitt romney's numbers have been lifted to where there's a dead heat. >> the president created this false image in the mind of some voters which was knocked down. >> reporter: the obama campaign says this is exactly how they envisioned the race playing out. >> this is going to be a very close race. we feel good about where we are. we feel we are even ahead. >> reporter: there are 15 days left until election day. now this final debate comes with
41 out of 50 states essentially decided. this is why the candidates are concentrating on nine battleground states. >> cbs news coverage of tonight's debate begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern time. police in wisconsin say yesterday's deadly shooting at a popular spa was the result of a domestic dispute. the gunman opened a fire west of milwaukee yesterday morning. three women were kill and four others wounded. the apparent target was the gunman's wife. >> reporter: police say a man looking for his wife opened fire inside this brookfield wisconsin day spa. >> ten people came running out of the back of the salon with their hand up running, screaming out the door. >> reporter: all the victims were women. three dead, four injured. with help from local, state and federal agencies police searched the spa for hours.
looking for the suspect. 45-year-old radcliff franklin haughton. they finally found him dead inside. he had shot himself. haughton's wife worked at the spa. police confirmed she had recently taken out a restraining order against her husband after a confrontation earlier this month at the spa. >> in that incident, witnesses stated that the suspect fired at his wife's vehicle. >> i love my son. i don't approve of what he did. and it's been a shock to all the family. >> reporter: this is the second mass shooting in less than three most in the milwaukee area. in august a man opened fire killing six people in a sikh temple in october creek. both president obama and vice presidential candidate paul ryan who is from wisconsin expressed
their sympathy and said their thoughts are with the victims' families. >> police have not identified the victims and did not say whether haughton's wife was one of those killed. overseas now. authorities say in jordan they foiled an al qaeda linked plot to attack shopping mall, foreigners and western domestic missions. 11 suspects are under arrest. all are jordanian nationals with ties to an ultraorthodox brand ever islam. there's more violence overnight in lebanon. six people were wounded. lebanon's security team an oent of syrian government was killed by a car bomb. his supporters blame the syrian and lebanese government which say is zoo close to the damascus regime. fidel castro says he's alive and well despite reports to the contrary. castro now 76 years old published photos of himself in
which he's seen reading friday's newspaper. he wrote an article in the state-run newspaper disputing rumors he was on his death bed. there has been speculation for more than a week that he was grave lie ill. funeral services will be held friday for former south dakota senator george mcgovern. he was 90 years old when he died sunday. he was and unabashed liberal and a war hero but he will always be remembered for his landslide loss in 1972 to presidential candidate richard nixon. bob orr reports. >> reporter: three-time democratic presidential candidate george mcgovern won his party's nomination in 1972. >> accept your nomination with a full and grateful heart. >> reporter: gary hart who went on to run for president twice himself was mcgovern's. campaign manager and a young future president bill clinton ran the operations in texas.
mcgovern an yumunabashed libera called for an immediate end to the vietnam war but lost to president nixon after winning one state, massachusetts. >> we're not trying to shed any tears tonight about the great joy that this campaign has brought to us. >> reporter: one of the great ironies of that race, president nixon ordered the break in of the watergate. that break in led to nixon's resignation just two years after overwhelming mcgovern in the election. before entering politics, mcgovern rode 32 combat missions and was awarded the distinguished flying cross. he married his colleague sweetheart during the war and they had five children together.
>> i believe we are going to prevail. >> reporter: mcgovern represented his home state of south dakota for more than 20 years. first in the house of representatives, and then in the senate. championed liberal social and economic reforms. he was tapped by three presidents to represent the u.s. at the united nations. mcgovern was awarded the presidential medal of freedom in 2000. he stayed active until the end backing then senator obama in the 2008 election. bob orr, cbs news. washington. remarkable man, remarkable life. coming up on the news this morning, judgment day, lance armstrong makes a very rare appearance as a decision is due today on his cycling career and legacy. also, horror at a soccer match in cyprus after an explosive is tossed on to the field. this is the "cbs morning news". . concentrated broth in easy to use packets.
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in cyprus during a soccer match on sunday someone in the stands threw a bomb on to the field while medics were helping an injured player. the blast sent everybody scrambling. no one was injured. not known if the culprit was caught. a football fan is in critical condition after falling more than 20 feet. police say he tumbled over the side of an escalators. it happened in the game between the new york giants and washington redskins. >> decision day for lance armstrong. he find out if cycling governing body will repeal his tour defans seven titles. lance armstrong stepped down as head of his charity last week. he spoke at a fundraiser in texas on sunday. >> obviously it's been an interesting and as i said the other night at times very
difficult few weeks. people ask me a lot how are you doing? i tell them i say i've been better. but i've also been worse. >> the cycling union accepts armstrong's ban it's up to the tour de france organizers to erase his name from the record books. straight ahead, your monday morning weather and in sports the giants work both sides of the plate to force game seven against the cardinals. everyone's getting into the spirit. celebrate the holidays with savings at petsmart. save 20% on hundreds of items and get friskies® canned cat food for 45 cents each. plus get $5 in holiday bonus bucks with qualifying purina® purchase. only at petsmart®.
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here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. new york mostly sunny 6. miami 86. chicago a little rain there 72. dallas partly cloudy 84. los angeles mostly cloudy, 69. now for a check of today's national forecast. rain and mountain snow will roll into the west but it will be dry in southern california. showers and thunderstorms will develop across much of the midwest. thunderstorms are possible across arkansas, oklahoma and northwestern texas. and it will be a nice day in the northeast. on the cbs moneywatch two tech giants launch big products this week and nissan recalls thousands of vehicles. >> reporter: good morning. asian markets made a late recovery after the yen the pole a two month low against the dollar helping exporters.
tokyo's nikkei rose a fraction. ong kong's hang seng added a half of a%. wall street hopes to rebound after a sour week to the week. blue chips tumbled on friday. the dow lost 205 points the biggest loss in four months. the nasdaq was down 67. the price at pump continue to go down. the national average cost for a gallon of regular is $3.68. that's 11 cents less then a week ago and 15 cents less than a month ago. you're still paying more than you did last year. gas prices at this time in 2011 was 22 cents less per gallon. nissan is recalling nearly 14,000 vehicles because some of the bolts could become loose and fall out. the recall affects certain you at the ma from the years 2012 and 2013. the affected vehicles were made between may 10th and july 26th.
nissan says the bolts can be tightened at dealerships. apple takes the wraps off its latest device. the ipad mini schedule an event for tomorrow where the new gadget is expected to be unveiled. analysts believe the screen will be three inches smaller than the original ipad. microsoft launches its windows 8 operating system on friday. the new system is said to be radically different than prior versions of windows. microsoft says window 8 will tie together users pcs, tablets and smart phones. >> all of my gadgets now become instantly ancient. thank you very much. well looking at sports now a winner takes all game seven between the giants and the cards in game six. san francisco pitcher was stellar at the plate. he drives in a run after a short pop bobles the ball. on the mound he strikes out nine
a career-high. giants crush the cards 6-1. national league kpamp will be crowned tonight. in pittsburgh against cincinnati. a crazy interception by the steelers. a couple of plays later, ben roethlisberger drills one and then in the fourth, one rumbled in from 11 yard out. and giants versus skins, rookie sensation robert griffin iii with just a minute-and-a-half left puts washington up by three but never count one eli manning. 10 seconds later eli manning finds cruz for the score. 27-23, new york. when we return a very rare rescue caught on tape. zoo keepers are resuscitating a
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1656 what is now upstate new york. disfigured and partially blinded by small pox she was thrown out of her tribe when she converted to christianity and became known as the lily of the mohawk. for this native american today was the culmination of a dream. >> i thought a lot of our ancestors, you know, that probably are really excited but they are passed on but they got to be happy with today and what's taking place here at the vatican. >> reporter: the church sees saints as a way of rekindling saints. it can take years or centuries. the main criteria is two miracles. 12-year-old jake from washington state, stricken with a flesh eating disease in age 5 was cured after his parents prayed to her. the elevation of mother marie
ann cope brings the total of american saints to 12. >> this is the least we could do for her. >> and pay our respects. >> reporter: benedict praised the new saints as heroic and courageous examples who are not their canonization has catholic bishops are meeting here to fine ways to increase christianity. the denver zoo there was an unusual mouth to snout rescue. surveillance cameras recorded the birth of a taper but zoo keepers noticed something was wrong. >> we noticed the baby wasn't breathing. after giving oxygen, we were forced to go in there. >> in a few bretts the baby was
shanendoah valley. >> full disclosure, i have my scarf on my lap this morning. it is as cold here as it is outside. >> reporter: weatherwise, we have a good day ahead. we are going to warm up decently here as we get into the afternoon. temperatures climbing into the 60s by lunch time. high today about 72. by 5:00, we are back to 6 degrees. we are looking as i said, pretty dissente. i don't know if you can see this or not but back in missouri or iowa that is about the closest rain i can find on the map this morning. temperatures chilly, frost this morning. a chilly start out there. 30s are out in the shanendoah
valley. cumberland at 36. a beautiful afternoon. la plata, 39 this morning. grab a jacket. high temperatures in the low 70s. monika samtani, i think it is about 50 inside this studio. >> below 50 in the stewed yes. it is very cold -- in the studio. it is very cold. there is one problem reported on the outer loop of the beltway. after university boulevard. we are just getting reports of an accident. just be aware of it as you head westbound on university. if you are planning to head around town, here in college park you are going to see volumes are very light. no problems to report at this point in prince george's county. back over to our map, dale city
to woodbridge to springfield, lanes are open here. take your coat with you this morning you are going to need it guys. back to you. a woman is recovering at a local hospital after she was attacked along a popular jogging trail. >> thousands of people use the capital crescent trail in bethesda. last night a woman was jogging and stopped to allow some deer to pass. someone struck her from behind and dragged her unconscious. she awoke lying next to the trail. she was helped by a -- by a male jogger. >> we are trying to determine what happened after she was hit on the head and the woman was taken to the hospital. people would not say what led them to believe this may have been a sexual assault.
there are slightly more than two weeks to the election. tonight it will be foreign policy the focus of the foreign dewitt of the both campaigns argue their vision for america. susan mcginniss has the latest. >> the stage is set for the third presidential debate. >> reporter: tonight's focus? foreign policy. there is no shortage of issues. >> after a decade of war, both in afghanistan and iraq, the most important thing we have to do now is bring american troops home i can't imposing sanctions. >> we will do nothing without coordinating on israel. >> sunday marco rubio suggested the obama campaign try to keep the foreign policy february cussed on e